Leukopenia And Hiv

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I started taking meds in Sept'09 Truvada/Isentress, cd4@456 from 334, VL undetect from 351.My wbc dropped from sept'09 @6.4A to 4.5A to 3.5A to 2.8A Mar'09. yes 4 different blood tests.The Neutrophil Abs from sept'09-3.81 to 2.16 to 1.79 to 1.09A...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Seems unlikely to be caused by the HIV meds, so other causes need to be looked for by your doctor. Your count neutrophil count is still at a level where you are not Read more »

Drop in White Blood Cell Count

OK, waiting for a drug trial to start and have not been on any Meds. CD4 is at 240, and VL at... Read more »

persistent leukopenia - need advice - not answered before

It's been 5 months since exposition.I have tested ELISA for both HIV-1 and HIV-2 & antigen P24 in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

...is fighting an infection. A very low WBC can be caused by problems with the bone marrow. This condition, called cytopenia or leukopenia, means that your body is less able to fight off infections. The Differential counts five types of white... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...HIV. Also, the absence of symptoms does not necessarily indicate that you do not have it. However, according to the National AIDS Helpline (UK) up to 80% of people that get HIV DO have some of these symptoms. The symptoms are very similar to... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...if u are infected with hiv does this show up in wbc counts? and does a normal blood test ever suggest a hiv test should be taken>? Read more »

Truvada / Viramune; My first year on HAART

Posted by AugustusII, 1 Reply
...point. I thought two years untreated was pretty good. My only regret starting treatment is the fact that I now have anemia and leukopenia, low white blood cell count. It's not terribly low but just under the low end of the scale for each. But... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...diarrhea 30 to 60 Night sweats 50 Aseptic meningitis 24 Oral ulcers 10 to 20 Genital ulcers 5 to 15 Thrombocytopenia 45 Leukopenia 40 Elevated hepatic enzyme levels 21 ... Read more »
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